(obsolete) To prevent. (medicine, obsolete) To displace by anteversion.
1.to displace (the uterus or other body organ) by tipping forward.
1. (transitive) to displace (an organ or part) by tilting it forward Word OriginC17, from Latin antevertere to go in front, from vertere to turnCollins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollinsPublishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source
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